Don't be tripped up by rules.
Out of focus? Blurry? A subject cut off? Amazing! When all is said and done, if an image pulls you in, makes you feel as though you're there, and connects with you, then it has succeeded in its mission – it doesn't matter if it obeys the formal rules. "Have fun and play around! If the books say don't shoot below 1/15 of a second, then do it!" Winter says. If you find yourself intrigued by an image, chances are others will be, too.